Kathleen Bromage, currently chief marketing and communications officer, to retire at the end of 2021.
Mr. Robinson served most recently as head of Complex Casualty, Construction and Marine within The Hartford’s Middle & Large Commercial business unit.
A potential merger could result in the creation of the fifth-largest P&C Insurer in the U.S.
Ms. James will serve on the board’s Finance, Investment, and Risk Management Committee.
The settlement also will provide restitution to consumers harmed by the company’s practices.